Shalom Mission Communities
SMC is an association of six Christian communities: Reba Place Fellowship (Evanston, Illinois), Plow Creek Fellowship (Tskilwa, Illinois), Church of the Sojourners (San Francisco, California), Hope Fellowship (Waco, TX), Third Way Church (St. Paul, MN), and Lotus House (St. Louis, MO). SMC has a close relationship with a seventh community, Valle Nuevo, a rural village of former refugees in El Salvador.
SMC communities share common commitments in Christian community, in mission, and in inter-community support, discernment, accountability, and visitations.
Hope Fellowship participates regularly in a bi-annual SMC gathering and an annual leadership-planning meeting.
Texas Mennonite Conference
Hope Fellowship is a member of the Texas Mennonite conference and participates regularly with other conference churches in an annual Mennonite Central Committee relief sale in Houston and occasional other meetings. We are also members of the Western District Conference which is aligned with Mennonite Church USA.